Hospital Attendant

Job posted: 15/03/2023
Applications close: 12/04/2023 (Midnight)
15 days remaining

15 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Gippsland

Job type: Casual

Organisation: West Gippsland Healthcare Group

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Facilities Management

Reference: 11498

Reference: 11498

Occupation: Facilities Management

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Gippsland


Hospital Attendant

Environmental Services

Casual Opportunities available

Health & Allied Services Agreement KG4 - $28.33 per hour (excludes 25% casual loading, shift penalties and allowances)

Opportunities exist for enthusiastic and highly motivated applicants to join our busy hospital attendant team. A Hospital Attendant undertakes a range of duties and functions including patient transport, courier services, specialist and general cleaning and other relevant duties as instructed.

We have casual opportunities available. Casual positions are used to backfill shifts and do not include regular hours. The successful applicant(s) will be flexible and available for shifts between the hours of 7:00am – 11:00pm, Monday to Friday.

Required skills and experience include:

  • Ability to work within a team environment, or independently as required.
  • Ability to work under supervision and take direction.
  • Ability to manage own work load, handling multiple tasks to ensure that deadlines are met.
  • Commitment to ensuring that a patient’s dignity is respected at all times.
  • Attend shifts as rostered to ensure hospital services are maintained on a 7 day per week, 24 hours per day basis.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Demonstrate flexibility and be willing to undertake a variety of duties within the daily routine.


  • Porter / cleaning experience is desirable, but not essential.
  • Experience is customer service, hospitality and security roles would also be highly regarded.

IMPORTANT: All staff employed in the healthcare sector are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, including a booster and influenza vaccination (unless a valid exemption applies). Evidence of vaccination (or exemption) will be required to be provided prior to commencement. 

About our organisation

The West Gippsland Healthcare Group is a customer focused health organisation providing acute medical and surgical, obstetric, emergency, residential care and community health services to 45,000 people in the rural, urban residential, agricultural and industrial areas located within the Baw Baw Shire and beyond. The administrative headquarters are located at West Gippsland Hospital in Warragul, approximately 100kms east of Melbourne.

Working with us

All appointments with the West Gippsland Healthcare Group are subject to the satisfactory return of professional reference checks, a National Police Record Clearance and a current Employee Working with Children Check.  All employees must hold current entitlement to work within Australia. A six month probationary period applies to all new appointments.

Further details & how to apply

Applications can be submitted via our recruitment portal (wghg.mercury.com.au) and must include a current CV and covering letter outlining your skills and experience. Shortlisted applicants will be asked to provide at least 2 professional referees. If you have any further queries, they may be directed to Tania Commons, Environmental Services Supervisor on 03 5623 0358.

Applications close on Wednesday 12th April 2023.

As an inclusive employer, committed to improving diversity and equity in our workforce, we encourage applications from all parts of our community, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally diverse backgrounds, LGBTI people, and people with lived experience of disability.

As a Child Safe organisation, West Gippsland Healthcare Group promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all children, including those with disability.

Hospital Attendant

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Tania Commons - (03) 5623 0358
Maria Kraszewski - (03) 5623 0698

Hospital Attendant